Mystery Meat and Blue Potatoes

It’s a hearty meal, a birthday surprise, and a prank, all in one. It doesn’t get much better when you’re celebrating with a gullible, picky friend!

Last week, I was brainstorming what we could make for a ketchup and potato fanatic’s special day. Inspiration came when I remembered a favorite idea from my past. It’s something my younger self had always wanted to try: Meatloaf Cupcakes!

Here’s the recipe we used.

Weird? You bet! But they were also surprisingly good (they were all I got for dinner that night), not to mention they make deceptively convincing cupcakes!

Here’s the birthday girl, suspiciously preparing to take a bite.

Meatloaf Cupcake

Yes, that is meatloaf. Frosted with mashed potatoes.

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